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Jacksonville, North Carolina
Apex, North Carolina
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Jacksonville is 96% less densely populated than Apex.
People are 9% less likely to be married in Apex.
The Median Age is 12.4 years younger in Jacksonville.

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PEOPLE
 Jacksonville, NCApex, NCUnited States
 Population67,35745,585321,418,820
 Population - 201068,98934,427308,745,538
 Population - 200066,71520,212285,036,114
 Population - 199030,0134,968251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now124.43%817.57%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now0.96%125.53%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,4472,83791
 Land Area47163,531,905
 Water Area40264,837
 Median Age23.535.937.4
 Female Population42.26%51.55%50.81%
 Male Population57.74%48.45%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Jacksonville, NCApex, NCUnited States
 Age 0 to 410.06%7.88%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.99%9.00%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.60%9.88%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.93%5.68%4.03%
 Age 18 to 2011.96%3.09%4.35%
 Age 21 to 2418.60%3.14%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3417.42%10.04%13.47%
 Age 35 to 448.63%20.46%12.97%
 Age 45 to 546.77%16.69%14.09%
 Age 55 to 593.48%5.07%6.57%
 Age 60 to 642.16%3.23%5.72%
 Age 65 to 743.42%3.90%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.11%1.44%4.26%
 Age 85 and over0.87%0.51%1.85%
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 RACE
 Jacksonville, NCApex, NCUnited States
 White56.64%75.12%62.77%
 Black21.55%8.12%12.24%
 Asian2.86%6.69%4.95%
 Native American0.52%0.19%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.35%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.01%0.03%0.20%
 Two or More Races3.39%2.22%2.13%
 Hispanic14.68%7.64%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic85.32%92.37%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Jacksonville, NCApex, NCUnited States
 Households21,11213,811116,211,000
 Family Households15,45210,59276,958,100
 Non Family Households5,6603,21939,253,000
 Household Size2.682.932.63
 Married Population52.57%61.77%50.58%
 Single Population47.43%38.23%49.42%
 Now Married48.81%60.54%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.77%1.22%2.17%
 Never Married35.92%26.72%32.55%
 Widowed3.31%2.68%5.95%
 Divorced8.20%8.84%10.92%
 Married, w/children38.88%52.71%31.68%
 Married, no children35.01%29.11%41.44%
 Single, w/children20.28%12.77%16.94%
 Single, no children5.83%5.41%9.95%
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